Acknowledgments

The author wishes to thank the following for permission to reprint the material included in these essays:

Beacon Press, Inc.--for selection from I Wanted to Write a Poem by William Carlos Williams.

The Bollingen Foundation--for the Foreword by C. G. Jung to the Richard Wilhelm-Cary Baynes translation of The I Ching or Book of Changes, Bollingen Series XIX, Bollingen Foundation, Inc.

The Brill Trust--for the material on page 250, which was taken from The Basic Writings of Sigmund Freud, translated and edited by Dr. A. A. Brill. Copyright 1938 by Random House, Inc. Reprinted by permission of The Brill Trust.

Les Editions du Chene--for selections from Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller; and from Tropic of Capricorn by Henry Miller.

Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, Inc.--and Robert Graves and Faber and Faber, Ltd. for selection from The White Goddess by Robert Graves. Copyright 1948 by Robert Graves. Used by permission.

The Macmillan Company--and Mrs. W. B. Yeats and The Macmillan Company of Canada, Limited, for selec

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  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgments v
  • Contents vii
  • To the Reader ix
  • The Critic In Spite of Himself 3
  • T. S. Eliot: the Death Of Literary Judgment 35
  • Ezra Pound: the Scapegoat Of Modern Poetry 61
  • W. B. Yeats: Trial By Culture 87
  • The Retreat of W. H. Auden 115
  • William Carlos Williams: The True Contemporary 143
  • Dylan Thomas 171
  • The First White Aboriginal 187
  • The Jewish Writer In America 205
  • Poets and Psychologists 219
  • The Unemployed Magician 239
  • What is Not Poetry? 263
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